Career

Personal Tips: How to improve skills and grow in your career?

Someone asked me this question today. Although, I feel I am still too small for giving such advice. However, based on my experience in the industry, some things have helped me more than others, I would try to share that here: I have learned a lot from my mentor, Ajay Balamurugadas. Have such mentors. Also, remember …

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How can experienced testers help new testers who “really work” in getting more “work”?

Promote any good stuff by them. (Good stuff in general spreads fast automatically irrespective of any push, however, a push always helps). Organize Bugathons / Testathons (Create opportunities for new testers to really “test”). Volunteer for pair testing sessions. I have done it with many testers. Some were junior, some were seniors. I learned in …

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Expectations from Software Professionals

I recently watched an amazing video on this topic on YouTube by Uncle Bob. Most of the points made complete sense. Although this video was addressed for developers, it is quite relevant for testers too. We need professionals (and professionalism) in our field in order to be taken seriously as a craftsman. Although, most of us believe that …

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7 Testing Communities from where I learn something new (almost) everyday

Originally posted as a Twitter thread by me, Posting it here for later reference as tweets are sometimes hard to track back after a long time 🙂 So, here it goes: (1/7) The Test Tribe @the_test_tribe Discord: Join the The Test Tribe Community Discord Server!Global Vibrant Software Testing Community. Creating platforms where Testers can Collaborate, Learn …

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